Tana McKay is the Head Coach of the Texas A & M Equestrian Team located in College Station, TX. Tana has been leading the Texas A & M Equestrian program as its Head Coach for twenty-two years. Under her guidance, Texas A & M has won the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) National Championships twelve times.
Tana is a graduate of Colorado State University and has her Master’s from Texas A & M in Equine Behavior.
Tana discusses her role as the coach of the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) Team and goes into detail about some of the NCAA rules guiding official visits, contact with prospective athletes and what she’s looking for when recruiting. She also discusses the disciplines offered in the NCEA and the format of riding head-to-head.
The Athletic Equestrian podcast by Sally Batton, 30-year Head Coach of the Varsity Dartmouth College Equestrian Team, navigates the world of collegiate riding as she interviews coaches, organizations and riders for their insight on what it takes to ride on a collegiate equestrian team.
For more information about Athletic Equestrian please visit:
Athletic Equestrian League (www.athleticequestrian.com)
Athletic Equestrian Clinics(www.athleticequestrianclinics.com)
Athletic Equestrian is the organization that oversees the Athletic Equestrian League, Athletic Equestrian Clinics and the upcoming book to be published by Horse and Rider Books, Athletic Equestrian: Ride Like a Varsity Athlete by Sally Batton and Christina Keim.
The Athletic Equestrian League is an organization of equestrian athletes who compete in individual competition offered in both English and Western disciplines. The AEL includes a Minis development division for 1st-3rd grades and competition for 4th-12th graders, Collegiate riders and adults.
Sally Batton, President
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